At 22, Marcus Hutchins single-handedly saved the internet. From a bedroom in his parents’ house, Hutchins stopped WannaCry, a self-spreading digital worm that, at the time, was the worst cyberattack the world had ever seen. Three months later, he was showered with praise at Defcon, a hacker conference in Las Vegas. Then, while waiting for his flight home, Hutchins was arrested.
Read the wild story of how he went from an international hero to a convict facing 10 years in prison at the link in our bio.
📸: Ramona Rosales